Why is my teenager cutting?

Why is my teenager cutting?

The modern teenager is under immense social and academic pressure.  Not only are teenagers going through rapid hormonal and brain changes, their social life is also rapidly changing with the advancement of social media.  Parents struggle to maintain a healthy...
Helping your teenager

Helping your teenager

Parents and teenagers often get frustrated with one another because they feel as if they are misunderstood and unheard.  As a parent, if you understand some of the developmental needs of a teenager, you may feel less stressed when they act out.   Here are some key...
Increasing Self-Confidence

Increasing Self-Confidence

Standing in the MTR or lift can be a scrutinising experience in Hong Kong, as well as other international cities. We all like to look at our peers to socially compare ourselves to them, and them to us. This increases or decreases our false sense of self.  The false...
Identifying Toxic People

Identifying Toxic People

co-author Paul Logan (www.basicreflex.com) Artwork by Kalok Ng Email: thekalokng@gmail.com Identifying toxic relationships and abuse Toxic relationships often harm our self-esteem and leave us feeling drained of energy. When we learn how to identify toxic...